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Description - Eating Fire by Margaret Atwood

The evolution of Margaret Atwood's poetry illuminates one of our major literary talents. Here, as in her novels, is intensity combined with sardonic detachment, and in these early poems her genius for a level stare at the ordinary is wonderfully apparent. Just as startling is her ability to contrast the everyday with the terrifying: 'Each time I hit a key/ on my electric typewriter/ speaking of peaceful trees/ another village explodes.' Her poetic voice is crystal clear, insistent, unmistakably her own. Through bus trips and postcards, wilderness and trivia, she reflects the passion and energy of a writer intensely engaged with her craft and the world. Two former collections, Poems 1965 - 1975 and Poems 1976 - 1986, are presented together with her latest collection, Morning in the Burned House, in this omnibus that represents the development of a major poet.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781860495052
ISBN-10: 1860495052
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 126mm x 23mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood's novel, ALIAS GRACE, was shortlisted for the Booker Prize 1996. She has written many novels, including the prize-winning THE HANDMAID'S TALE, which was also a successful film. In 2000 she won the Booker Prize for her novel The Blind Assassin.

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